element of the story. then on the far side of the picture, general allen, and he falls in to this. bill, because there are thousands of e-mails between general allen and jill kelley that people are reporting are inappropriate or flirtatious. what is the fall-out there? >> let me begin with general allen who i think has been smeared, similar supply smeared by an f.b.i. investigation that got out of control. allens knew the kelleys for a couple of years. more than half of the e-mails involve mrs. allen and mrs. kelley or c.c., dealing with the various arrangements. look, mrs.-- >> bret: i should say hundreds of e-mails. thousands of pages. >> the way it was released sensationally by the f.b.i. or whoever is trying to smear general allen is 20,000 pages. there is accounting each e-mail as a page. you hit reply, that is another two pages a attachments about various parties, mrs. kelley was having. don't know obviously. but there is no reason to believe general allen did anything inappropriate.